Third and final installment in a series that explores the design and code for Social Web-to-Lead, a Node.js application running on Heroku that allows Facebook users to save their contact information in Salesforce via a ‘Contact Me’ link. This post reviews how the application implemented real-time push notifications from Force.com to the Heroku application using WebSockets. Continue reading
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Our community showed Summer ‘12 some love this week during an exciting round of Cloud Trivia on our Developer Force Facebook Page. It looks like you are ready for the new release! A huge thanks goes out to all of those who participated–developers from across the globe. What a great way to ring in Summer ‘12 with some healthy competition.
A round of applause for our winners! If you are on this list, email me firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address / T-Shirt size.
Summer ‘12 is around the corner and we know you’ve been busy reading up on the latest and greatest for developers in the release. We hope you’ve done your homework since we’ll be hosting the Summer ‘12 edition of our popular Cloud Trivia on Wednesday.
The best way to catch up is to register for the Summer ‘12 Release Developer Preview webinar on Wednesday 5/16 at 7am & 10am PDT.
After the webinar, pop over to our Facebook Page where we’ll be posting the questions. Fabulous prizes await you!
First to answer each question correctly will get… Continue reading
Dreamforce is a great forcing function for the Force.com Developer Evangelism team – an excuse to finish off a couple of side projects and make them fit for human consumption. For example, back in the spring, I did a proof of concept of a Force.com Toolkit for SimpleGeo, the geo-location web service – an Apex wrapper for the SimpleGeo REST API. Since native JSON parsing didn’t make it into the Summer ’11 release, and the Apex JSONObject in the Apex Library project, while functional, quickly hits the script statement limit when parsing more than a few kB of data, I… Continue reading
The Summer of APIs is here. It’s time to soak up those creative rays and look at some creative examples of how APIs can create some truly game changing solutions. Continue reading
If you missed last weeks Developing custom Force.com apps for the iPhone and iPad webinar Mike Leach from Facebook and I presented last week – fear not! The webinar recording and FAQ is now available. Continue reading